Chris Slane - Freelance cartoonist, illustrator and comic creator.
Slane contributes to a wide range of websites, books, magazines and newspapers. Political cartoons and illustrations have appeared in the NZ Listener magazine since 1991. Comic work includes the books 'Maui: Legends Of The Outcast', 'Nice Day For A War: Adventures of A Kiwi Soldier in WW1' , Maori history, legends and a contribution to Dark Horse Comics' Star Wars Tales. Co-creator of the puppet troupe 'Hands Up' Slane wrote, constructed and performed satirical items for Television New Zealand's 'Tonight Show', designed, built and performed puppet characters for the children's series 'Space Knights'. Slane specialises in cartoons about privacy, freedom of information, security and ombudsmen. Cartoon books as sole author: 'Sheep Thrills' and 'Blokes, Jokes & Sheds'. Chris lives in Auckland, New Zealand. Graduated from Auckland University with a Bachelor of Town Planning.